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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2019 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 5

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 74.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 11.9
  2017 median single family house value: $408,300
  2017 residences owner occupied: 85.7%
  2017 median household income: $133,971
  2017 population: 20,312
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 56.0%


Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the second fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Prosper public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.7 percent of the Prosper residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $408,300 ... about 88 percent of Prosper housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about seventeen percent of Prosper housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2017 estimated population 20,312 ... population density 808 residents per square mile ... 56.0 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $133,971 ... 85.7 percent of Prosper residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for #dates-2017-property-taxesr# range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina249,836$265,400$96,1397north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17177,286$335,900$120,7018south
Little Elm3746,548$205,300$93,09412southwest
McKinney25181,330$255,300$87,60813east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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881 Yellowcress Dr, Prosper, TX - $499,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,314 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Stunning 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom Home Adjacent To Green Belt With Game Room, Study, Mudroom, And 2 Car Garage. Kitchen And Dining Opens To Courtyard W Triple Glass Slider, Making It An Optimal Entertainment Space. Kitchen Has Beautiful Granite, St...

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1651 Sedalia Drive, Prosper, TX - $435,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,117 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Live Your Best Life!!! This Highland Home Is Located In An Amazing Family Friendly Neighborhood On A Secluded Street. Watch Your Children Play The In The Flex Room While You're Cooking Dinner, Walk Out Your Backyard To A Green Belt Leading To A La...

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16405 Cullen Park Way, Prosper, TX - $490,528

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,870 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 14143505 - Built By Highland Homes - Ready Now! ~ Brand New Design! See It First In Artesia! Large 1-story, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths & 1 Half Bath With 3-car Tandem Garage. Double Doors At Front Entry & Covered Front Patio. Spacious Front Ent...

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521 Logans Way Drive, Prosper, TX - $549,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,011 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Stunning Home In Prestigious Gated Community! Dream Kitchen, Real Wood Floors, Open Floor Plan Great For Entertaining, Huge Game Room And Media Room, Large Lot And Pool Ready, Privacy, Stunning Views Of Prosper With Sunsets You Can't Beat, Cul-de-...

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1221 Paden Lane, Prosper, TX - $524,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,405 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Curb Appeal Galore! This Gorgeous 5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath Home In Wildwood Estates Literally Stands Out Above The Rest. Expansive Panoramic Views Of The Prosper Skyline Greet You Upon Stepping Into Your Backyard. Master Has Its Own Covered Patio Sep...

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530 Berkshire Drive, Prosper, TX - $478,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,859 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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It Feels Like Home The Moment You Open The Door. Kitchen Is A Chefs Dream, Equipped W A Large Island, & 42in Knotty Alder Cabinets. Home Boasts Stunning Coffered & Tray Ceilings Throughout Home, Thick Crown Molding, Oversized Upstairs Gameroom W P...

Photo of Listing #14137864

2801 Meadow Ridge Drive, Prosper, TX - $549,800

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,035 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Beautiful Traditional Home On The 7th Hole Of Gentle Creek Golf Club! This Home Features A Lofted Media Room And Game Room, A Quiet Office Space, An Incredible Living Room Along With A Backyard Patio Perfect For Entertaining Guests. Open Kitchen W...

Photo of Listing #14138440

2970 Clearwater Drive, Prosper, TX - $475,444

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,430 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Mls# 14138440 - Built By Trendmaker Homes - January Completion! ~ This Two-story Home Features Spacious Rooms And Abundant Natural Lighting Throughout. The Open Floor Plan Makes Entertaining Or Relaxing With Family A Breeze! With A Large Kitchen I...

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3070 Clearwater Drive, Prosper, TX - $485,260

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,430 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Mls# 14138566 - Built By Trendmaker Homes - January Completion! ~ The Curved Staircase Is The Perfect Complement To The Formal Dining Room, Which Features Tall Windows To Allow For Ample Lighting. The Kitchen Through The Foyer Or Butler’s Pantry, ...

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810 Orchard Drive, Prosper, TX - $495,299

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,825 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Mls# 14138578 - Built By Trendmaker Homes - January Completion! ~ The Baylor Is A Beautiful Two-story Plan Offering Style And Functionality! Enjoy The Open Layout Providing A Sun-filled Family Room Complete With A Cozy Fireplace. The Luxury Kitche...

Photo of Listing #14137034

811 Hempstead Court, Prosper, TX - $474,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,726 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Perry Homes New Construction! Mahogany Front Door. Entry With 12-foot Ceiling. Game Room With French Doors. Kitchen Features An Island With Built-in Seating Space And A Corner Pantry. Dining Area Just Off The Kitchen With A Wall Of Windows. Open F...

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1721 Springlake Drive, Prosper, TX - $437,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,247 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Stunning Home In Sought-after Prosper Isd! Gorgeous Curved Staircase, Wood Floors & Soaring Ceilings Welcome You Inside This Spacious Four-bedroom, Three Bath Home. Downstairs Boasts A Formal Dining, Two Living Areas, Study & Guest Suite. Gourmet...

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950 Willowmist Drive, Prosper, TX - $499,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,519 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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North Facing & Charming Home In Prosper's Willow Ridge Neighborhood Features Beautiful Hardwood Floors In A Spacious Entry With Formal Dining Area & Separate Study. Open Floor Plan Is Perfect For Hosting Friends & Family. Kitchen & Breakfast Nook ...

2210 Nocona Drive, Prosper, TX - $479,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,299 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Beautiful Home On A Landscaped Lot With Easy Access To Highways. The Elegant Interior Is Accentuated By Large Windows, Decorative Lights, And Ceiling Fans Throughout The Home. A Huge Living Room With A Fireplace Is Perfect For Entertainment. The K...

1751 Springlake Drive, Prosper, TX - $515,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,525 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Huge Yard On Pie Shape Lot!curved Staircase Iron Spindles. Massive Study W Custom Built Ins, Floor To Ceiling Windows In Family Room, 42 Cabinets, Granite, 5 Burner Gas Cooktop,pot Filler, 2 Media Rooms! And Gameroom! One Media Up And One Down Or ...


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Listing information last updated on July 19th, 2019 at 9:45am CDT.